Golbez

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Character Notes & Recommendations

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Summon Board Passive selections:

  • Diabolos choose 3 / 4 / 6

  • Odin choose 3 / 6 / 7

  • Bahamut choose 3 / 4 / 6

  • Usuals:

    • Ifrit, Shiva, Ramuh, Brothers 4 / 5 / 7

    • Leviathan, Pandemonium, Alexander 4 / 5 / 6

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Sphere Recommendations

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  • Golbez is a mixed attacker who often hits for weakness damage. He imperils every few turns from S2 or EX or LD, so any ATK sphere is fine for E, but Yuffie might not always be active depending on the situation.

How-To-Play Notes

  • Golbez always opens the fight with his EX, to max his Shadow Dragon stats, and to get his 4th framed buff. His EX recharges in 3 skill uses, but has a free skill after it’s used. He can spam skills for 30 of his turns straight (90 turn quest).

  • Your free skill is based on your needs. There isn’t a go-to choice, so follow the advice below.

  • Rising Wave is your single target BRV shave with splash. This has more hits against a single target than:

  • Glare Hand is your AoE BRV shaving skill, which is best against multiple enemies. This also drops the ever important Dark imperil.

  • Note that both of these skills are mixed in their typing, but this very rarely matters in the near future. Keep enemies imperiled, and you’ll be fine.

  • Use Black Fang to maintain his LD buff. You start the quest with it, so you can wait until your second EX and second free skill to use it, which will be the exact turn that it just fell off, for perfect timing. You’re fine to use it earlier, Golbez has excellent longevity.

  • Dark Enchant is his AA, and since all of his skills are already Dark element, it will give him 30% more BRV DMG up, as well as a boost to his mBRV. There IS a consideration to use your free skill on your AA sometimes, especially if the fight is expected to end well under 90 turns.